CHANDLER, AZ — State Route 347 has been reopened near Riggs Road following a deadly crash on the highway Tuesday morning.
The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, when a vehicle crashed into the back of a semi truck, according to DPS.
*SR 347 CLOSURE, please share*— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) December 22, 2020
SR 347 SB is closed at I-10 because of a crash at Riggs Road.
Motorists are advised to continue on I-10 eastbound and turn on Riggs Road westbound and enter SR 347 southbound. #phxtraffic pic.twitter.com/762cExzjVg
Crews closed SR-347 at Maricopa Road due to the crash.
Officials recommended for drivers to exit the I-10 at Riggs Road to continue south on the SR-347 as workers cleared the scene.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said the roadway had reopened around 1:20 p.m.
🚨 Troopers are investigating a fatal collision on SR 347 SB at Riggs Road. SR 347 SB is currently closed at I-10. Please avoid the area and seek an alternate route. #AZTroopers #AZTraffic pic.twitter.com/wEdZYJUH3T— Dept. of Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) December 22, 2020
It is unclear at this time what led to the collision.